Articles on Teaching English (Page 3)

First Lessons for Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) Classes

Category: Teaching English Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
How to make sure Cambridge FCE students get what they most need and the teacher finds out what you need to from day one

The ESP approach - Theory and reality of needs analysis and course design

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Adapting the nice ideas of needs analysis and course design to the situations we actually teach in.

The three keys to doing well in speaking exams

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
The three things students should concentrate on doing during their speaking tests.

30 ways to get ahead in ELT publishing

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Tips for getting an advantage in the very competitive field of writing about English language teaching.

70 easy TEFL articles that anyone could write at least one of

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Suggestions for useful and easy to write articles that any teacher at all could write at least one of.

Getting published in TEFL - Why, what, where, and how

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Reasons why everyone in TEFL should publish at least something, then how to choose what to do and to go about doing it.

Getting writing work from ELT publishers

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Four ways of getting to the point of being paid to write for publishers of English language teaching materials, with a detailed examination of two of them.

Advantages and disadvantages of using authentic texts in class

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Using the positive aspects of authentic texts, getting rid of the negative aspects, and deciding when graded texts might be better.

Fun classroom practice of collocations

Category: Teaching English Topic: Collocation
Stimulating activities for chunks of language

Fun practice for comparative adjectives

Category: Teaching English Topic: Comparatives & Superlatives
Stimulating speaking activities for adjective plus more or -er

Brainstorming in EFL - problems and solutions

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Making brainstorming more useful and fun

Hobbies, leisure and free time with young learners

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Making a popular topic useful and suitable for all classes

Boosting students' confidence in the teacher

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Ways of helping students learn by helping them learn to trust the teacher.

Olympics Ideas Two: Beyond sports

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Going a little and much further than talking about running, jumping and swimming.

Olympics Ideas Part One: Teaching English for and through Sport

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Teaching the popular topic of sport and using that topic to practise loads of other language.

Students who are reluctant to ask questions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Questions
What do you do when you find that students are reluctant to ask questions about the class or their homework?

Different ways of doing a listening

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
The standard way of doing a listening with many small and large variations.

A well-balanced use of stand-up and sit-down activities in a kids' EFL Class

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Here are some pointers to help you judge whether you have got the right balance of sit down and moving around activities in your classes, and then some tips on how to think about making changes.

A well-balanced use of warmers and fillers

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Some tips on checking if you have got the use of warmers and fillers just right, and what you can do about it if you haven't.

Handling clashes in demands

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
What to do when the demands of the student and the person paying for the classes clash

A well-balanced use of pairwork

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Some ways of spotting if you have been able to draw the fine line between too much pairwork and not enough, and ways of planning lessons that include whatever you decide is the perfect amount

Checklist for English Conversation Schools

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
A checklist for English conversation schools if you're teaching kids for the first time

Planning a kindergarten English first lesson

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Factors to include and think about when planning your first pre-school English class

Preparing for your first preschool English class

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
This article gives some tips to make sure you are prepared and are able to go into your first preschool English class with the confidence of knowing that you are really ready.

First Lessons with IELTS classes

Category: Teaching English Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
How to start the new school year teaching IELTS classes

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